Web Exclusive | August 2016
Toshiba JSW ships 1st “Made-in-India” super-critical STG from Chennai Facility
Toshiba JSW Power Systems Pvt Ltd. (Toshiba JSW), marked a significant milestone in its endeavor to offer customers state-of-the-art power generations solutions with shipment of its first ‘Made-in-India’ steam turbine generator (STG). The 800 MW STG for Unit 2 of the Kudgi super-critical thermal power station in Karnataka is the company’s first large-scale generation system to be manufactured and assembled with locally procured parts and systems, and tested in India. Speaking on this, Yoshiaki Inayama, Managing Director, Toshiba JSW said, “With this shipment we embark on our local manufacturing – from procurement to testing and shipping, for customers in India and the neighboring countries.” This is Toshiba’s first and the only overseas TPP equipment manufacturing facility outside of Japan and follows the company’s global manufacturing standards and manufacturing practices focusing on safety, quality and commitment to the environment.